Information About Assisted Living Facility in Citrus Heights
Just 15 miles northeast of California's capital and only 10 miles west of scenic Folsom Lake lies the city of Citrus Heights. Although the area has a rich history stretching back to the late 1800s with roots in California's Gold Rush, Citrus Heights has only recently received independent city status, incorporated by the County of Sacramento in 1997.
Along with the benefits of living in a conscientious city that takes care of its citizens, as proven by consistently high ratings on its annual Resident Satisfaction Survey, seniors who choose assisted living in Citrus Heights also appreciate the area's mild winters, dry summers and seismic stability.
Citrus Heights Recreation
Citrus Heights boasts over 263 acres of parks and open spaces within the city limits. Rusch Community Park comprises 53 of those acres and is home to the city's Community Center, swimming and wading pools, multiple sports fields, a creek and the natural beauty of Rusch Botanical Gardens. The historical two-acre garden allows seniors a peaceful respite from the bustle of assisted living in Citrus Heights.
Citrus Heights' historic Sunrise Mall, containing the city's most conveniently located movie theater, was recently expanded to include the new Sunrise Marketplace. Full of "everything under the sun," the marketplace has hundreds of stores, services and restaurants to choose from.
Citrus Heights Activities
The many attractions of Sacramento, such as the Sacramento Zoo, are only a stone's throw away from assisted living in Citrus Heights.
For fun closer to home, seniors enjoy performances by the Citrus Heights Community Marching Band, a group made up of talented musicians ages 12-87.
Seniors are invited to meet and mingle at the city's large community center, where they can join one of the regularly scheduled Bridge games. The Parks and Recreation Department contracts with local tour companies to provide exciting day trips to local destinations for seniors age 55 and up.
Citrus Heights Medical Facilities
The Sutter Roseville Medical Center is situated to allow easy access from communities of assisted living in Citrus Heights should urgent medical care be needed. Sutter SeniorCare follows the PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) model of treatment.
The Mercy Sacramento Regional system of six hospitals provides many more healthcare options to seniors living in Citrus Heights. The nearest facility, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, has won a number of awards for quality service, including honors for their work in cardiac care.
Citrus Heights Transportation
Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) is contracted to provide bus service throughout the city of Citrus Heights. Along with a paratransit service for eligible residents of assisted living in Citrus Heights, RT also operates a Neighborhood Ride curb-to-curb service and coordinates a Hospital Shuttle program with Mercy, Sutter and University of California Davis Medical Centers.
With many programs and resources to make life easier for the elderly, sunny Citrus Heights is an ideal retirement option for your senior loved one. Please visit our Citrus Heights Assisted Living page to learn more about senior living communities in this city.
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